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School Board Set to Honor and Investigate Marne Foster

On the same night the San Diego Unified board will discuss an investigation into Marne Foster's action, board members will honor her with a proclamation. → Read More

School Board Trustee Calls for Independent Investigation

San Diego Unified Trustee John Lee Evans has called for an independent investigation to address ongoing fallout involving board president Marne Foster. → Read More

'We Do Not Have a Superintendent Who Caves to Pressure From Board Members'

Even though many of the claims being made over what happened at the School of Creative and Performing Arts are patently false, the superintendent and the Board of Education have been handicapped by legal requirements that prohibit discussing confidential personnel matters. → Read More

Father Says School Board President Wrote District Claim

The father of school board president Marne Foster's son says she was behind a claim seeking $250,000 from the district over a college evaluation letter. → Read More

School Counselor: 'I Was Punished for Telling the Truth'

Kim Abagat says she was suspended for writing a truthful evaluation of school board president Marne Foster's son. → Read More

The Learning Curve: 'What the Hell Are We Doing?'

Assemblywoman Shirley Weber joins us next week to talk about some of the most controversial topics in public education. Here’s the main issue: How we can we build better teachers, attract more of them, and get those people in front of more kids? → Read More

When School Board Members Behave Badly

What happens if board members violate policies governing their conduct? Not much, apparently. → Read More

The Learning Curve: Getting Ahead by Starting Late

Why does school start so damn early? (Hint: The answer might drive you crazy.) → Read More

School Board President Solicits Funds for Her Kids

San Diego Unified school board President Marne Foster held a fundraiser last weekend – not for her campaign or for a charitable cause, but for her family. → Read More

Damning Report Slams Dysfunction at Poway Unified

Poway Unified hired a consultant to help it improve the district's IT services. Instead, the consultant offered an indictment of the district as a whole. → Read More

How Poway Unified Went from Big Happy Family to Family Feud

Poway always attributed its uncommonly friendly atmosphere between teachers and district officials to an equally uncommon approach to the bargaining process. It turns out that process broke labor laws, and unions and new school board members are questioning whether it was so great to begin with. → Read More